Table 8

Incidents

Victim Type

by Bias Motivation, 2015

Bias motivation Total
incidents
Victim type
Individual Business/
financial
institution
Government Religious
organization
Society/
public
1
Other/
unknown/
multiple
Total 5,850 4,714 295 140 178 49 474
Single-Bias Incidents 5,818 4,689 295 138 176 49 471
Race/Ethnicity/Ancestry 3,310 2,861 160 72 19 30 168
Religion 1,244 667 107 53 150 7 260
Sexual Orientation 1,053 976 20 11 5 1 40
Disability 74 64 2 2 0 4 2
Gender 23 21 2 0 0 0 0
Gender Identity 114 100 4 0 2 7 1
Multiple-Bias Incidents2 32 25 0 2 2 0 3
  • 1 The victim type society/public is collected only in the National Incident-Based Reporting System. See Methodology.
  • 2 A multiple-bias incident is an incident in which one or more offense types are motivated by two or more biases.

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